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CIB Operations - Prime Brokerage Middle Office Strategy - VP

Req #: 170081461
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Operations
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)


The Prime Brokerage Middle Office is responsible for ensuring that all aspects of transaction management for Prime Brokerage clients are completed on time, exceptions and queries are resolved, and subject matter expertise is provided to our hedge fund and institutional client base. The function is cross-product, covering both cash equity and synthetic-prime and the team are an intrinsic part of the client service experience, offering extensive client interaction and communication and working with various global internal teams as required.
The Strategy function is tasked with being responsible for the change management within the Prime Brokerage Middle Office. The team is actively involved in the careful analysis of all the BAU functions performed and the systems utilized by the Client Facing team and the planning and execution of strategic development plans to enforce change and improve efficiency. A deeply technical function, the team plays a pivotal role in forums that address internal technology, client agenda, relationship management and overall project management for the Prime Middle Office.
  • Responsible for change management within Equity Prime Middle Office Client Services. Activities include a mix of strategy development and execution, project management and continuous improvement of BAU functions.
  • Remit includes change agenda and operational efficiency in Equity Prime Middle Office Client Services; delivering client agenda, technology agenda, location strategy and relationship management.
  • Participate in the prioritization of internal technology deliveries, external vendor integrations and ensure ROI with use of Tech budget.  Develop business cases to quantify and justify investments
  • Effective communication and discussion of all change initiatives ensuring that the relevant business, operations and technology stakeholders are engaged and that all issues and risks are identified and escalated
  • Formulate industry best practice through active participation in industry forums.  Influence positive change to our clients and add value to the Prime Brokerage business.
  • Produce and review analytics around key metrics to reduce risk and increase productivity.
  • Produce and review analytics around key metrics to reduce risk and increase productivity.
  • Represent Equity Prime Middle Office Client Services within working groups driving execution of various projects. 
  • Liaise with various Front Office personnel including Sales & Trading, Business Management and Technology to rationalize end to end integration and simplification




  • Manager, Hedge Fund, Broker/Dealer experience preferable
  • Strong awareness of trade lifecycle, from trade capture through to allocation, settlement and accounting
  • Derivatives, Equities product knowledge preferred
  • Familiar with wider financial services landscape, including regulation, utilities and vendors
  • Strategic Thinking, Critical thinking and Change Management abilities
  • Technical abilities and logical, systems based approach
  • Ability to manage workloads in high pressure and deadline driven situations
  • Ability to lead / drive a working group across functions and regions
  • Project management experience a plus
  • Ability to communicate clearly and confidently; able to influence internal and external stakeholders; confidence in communicating with senior management
  • Strong analytical abilities and experience managing through metrics
  • Complex problem solving abilities
  • Excellent communication skills and professionalism
About J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.
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